FALL 2017

A postcard of the 1881 building was one of the most outstanding college buildings in the state. Designed and built by H. Bentley Owen at a cost of $7,000. Photo credit Lexington Library of Genealogy Department

Gone But Not Forgotten: The Fading Legacy of Yadkin College

Named for the nearby river, Yadkin College was one of the area’s first colleges and was, for years, a primary establishment of higher learning in the area. In addition to construction of the classroom facility, Henry Walser bore the expense of constructing the first dormitory for one of three institutes of higher education sponsored by the Methodist Church in North Carolina. The school was re-chartered as Yadkin College by the legislature in February 1861.  Read more

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See Abilities, Think Possibilities.  ARC of Davidson County

Today, The Arc is the largest grassroots advocacy movement in the nation, continuing to work alongside people with developmental disabilities. The Arc of Davidson County is an affiliated chapter with The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of the United States. Continue Reading


Beat the Heat

Rising temperatures can cause high body temperatures, organ and brain damage as people’s bodies struggle to cool themselves. Normally, the body’s natural cooling mechanism, sweat, evaporates off the skin to cool the body, but in extreme heat that evaporation might not be enough to cool you off.  Read more


Lick Your Chops Tailgate Wings

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Slippn’ Into God’s Blessings: a Devotional

I remember singing along with the Steve Miller Band when I was just a teenager, “Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ into the future.” I didn’t realize then that in only a few short years that my children would also be “slippin’” into the future. Continue Reading

Essential Oils to Improve Back to School

Children love to share everything including viruses, bacteria, and sometimes even bugs. Using any citrus essential oil will help to boost immunity. However, sometimes we need more potent essential oils to prevent illness and promote healing.  Read More

Whitney Pope holds a loving cat during an adoption event.

Humane Society Celebrates 40 Years

Working for the animals and for the people of our cities and county is what we have done for the past 40 years. The next 40? We are just getting started! Continue Reading





At Home to Home Away: Bob Timberlake and Chetola Resort

Nestled in the rolling mountains of North Carolina sits a 20thcentury mountain resort with ties to Davidson County. Although the once-named Chetola Estate is located in Blowing Rock, its ties are close to home and now includes the name Bob Timberlake displayed throughout the property. Read More


Hail Mary Pimento Cheese

For tailgate parties or fall celebrations you will want to make sure this recipe is part of all of your celebrations.  Get Recipe



Crafting on a Penny: Paper Mache Bowls

With these paper mache bowls you can upscale any space and still keep pennies in the bank. These bowls are excellent creations for tablescapes, storage solutions, or decorative side pieces.  Read More


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